3 Oct 2012
Climb the stairs of OIST’s Seaside House to the second-floor offices of the Human Developmental Neurobiology Unit, and the first sight that greets you may come as a surprise in a research institute:...
Type: News Article
19 Sep 2012
Could our waste be part of the answer to humanity’s energy problems? Some researchers think so, thanks to bacteria that chow down on everything from sewage to heavy metals and give off electricity as...
Type: News Article
A 3D Atomic Force Microscope Topography Image of Metallic Nanoparticles
19 Sep 2012
A 3D atomic force microscope topography image of metallic nanoparticles deposited on graphite.
Type: Photo
10 Sep 2012
Graduate assistants Catherine Chin and Alison Cross adjusting a laser in the Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit.
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3 Sep 2012
In the early days of biological research, organisms were examined from a purely behavioral perspective; it was not until molecular biology made an appearance that scientists were able to pin down...
Type: News Article
PhysioDesigner
31 Aug 2012
Snapshots of PhysioDesigner. Main canvas shows an example of a neural network model, and right upper panel shows a simulation result on Flint, a simulator developed concurrently with PhysioDesigner.
Type: Photo
26 Aug 2012
Since our ancestors first began using tools to dig for insects or club rivals, we’ve been constrained by what seemed to be fundamental properties of matter. Light will bend in a certain way when it...
Type: News Article
The Microscopy Lab
24 Aug 2012
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20 Aug 2012
Sixty years ago, researchers looking at electron microscopy images found dense clusters of inlets budding from the cell membranes—the outer skins—of one type of cell. Dubbed caveolae, or “small caves...
Type: News Article
caveolae
20 Aug 2012
Caveolae both merging with the cell membrane (arrow) and floating free inside two cells. 
Type: Photo
15 Aug 2012
In two new papers, Prof. Bernd Kuhn and collaborators use novel techniques to visualize very different things: pH within protein crystals, and neurons in the cerebellum of the brain. Though the...
Type: News Article
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